Co 425 (Late Roman bronze coin of Julian II Caesar from Alexandria) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Comparanda
LRBC II, 2851, p. 103
Comparanda
RIC VIII, Alexandria 88, p. 545
Preservation comment
Wear: VG/aF. Deeply chipped edge; extensive, moderate pitting and rare cracking.
Published as
KenchreaiIII, p. 42, no. 440 (R. Hohlfelder identified as “Constantius II or Julian“)
Axis (1-12
6
Has denomination
AE3
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
15.0
Numismatic Mint
Alexandria (Egypt)
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
1.11
Obverse Description
Bare-headed and draped bust of emperor to right
Obverse Inscription
D N IVLIANVS – NOB CAES
Reverse Description
Emperor helmeted standing to left, holding globe in right hand and spear in left hand
Reverse Inscription
SPES REI – PVBLICE; in exergue, ALEΔ
Belongs to Historical Period
Late Roman (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 425 (Late Roman bronze coin of Julian II Caesar from Alexandria).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co0425>